Connie Pearl O'Guin Fuqua

Born in Perry Co.,, TN on August 6, 1921

Departed on August 14, 2018 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Connie Pearl O’ Guin Fuqua – Age 97, passed away August 14, 2018 in Nashville, TN.

Mrs. Fuqua is preceded in death by her husband, Burl P. Fuqua and granddaughter, Bethany Mercer.

Survived by her children, Charles DePriest (Lucy) of Burns, TN, Joyce Adkins (Greg) of Murfressboro, TN, Joey Fuqua (Pam) of Fairview, TN, Renee Mercer (Bill) of Nashville, TN; nephew, Henry Harbison; nieces, Linda Clement, Janet Cumuze; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Fuqua was a long-time member of Park Avenue Baptist Church, Nashville, joining in the early 1960’s. She served as Hostess for the church 40 plus years.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2018 at West Harpeth Funeral Home with Rev. Dave Werner officiating. Burial to follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.

Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. prior to the service at West Harpeth Funeral Home.

11 Comments to Connie Pearl O'Guin Fuqua

  1. Kay Erwin
    August 14, 2018 8:25 pm

    Alicia I’m so sorry about your grandmother’s passing but rejoicing with you on her arrival in Heaven. Don’t you know she is now perfect in the radiance’s of her Savior’s Glory! Praying for your family. Love, Kay Erwin

  2. Karen Franklin Rader
    August 15, 2018 7:09 am

    I am so sorry this beautiful, powerful and loving woman has passed away. Her memory will always touch the hearts of anyone who ever met her. Love and comfort to the family. She is now taking care of those who have gone before her. Love your friend, Karen Rader

  3. Julia DeHart
    August 15, 2018 9:31 am

    My deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers go with the family at this most difficult time.

  4. Virginia Teague
    August 15, 2018 2:06 pm

    I considered Connie a dear friend..worked with her for years in the kitchen at Park Avenue Baptist Church…She was a true Christian Lady in every sense of the word..She will be Dearly Missed.. Love Virginia Teague

  5. Addison Erickson
    August 15, 2018 8:46 pm

    As her great granddaughter I now understand how devastating it is to loose a family member.
    Now I realize that the saying was true you don’t know how much you love someone until you loose them.
    She was an incredible woman and lived a very happy LONG life but we are very sad she had to go.

  6. Terri Sterling Donovan
    August 16, 2018 9:19 am

    Joyce and the whole family, I am so sorry for your loss of your mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother and friend. I know from everything Joyce said about her over the years that she was a good, caring and faithful woman who loved her family very much. My love and prayers are with you.

  7. Hal Ryan
    August 16, 2018 11:47 am

    I never had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Fuqua, but Her son Joe, and wife Pam are two of my dearest friends. Joe has always treated me like a brother from the day we met. In the years that I have known them have welcomed me into their family and home with open arms. They say that the best way to judge a person is by the ones that they leave behind. Faith, Hope and Love are some good things God gave us, and the greatest is Love.

  8. Joyce Fuqua Carter
    August 16, 2018 4:13 pm

    Joyce and family, we are so sad to hear of Connie’s death. Mom, Ruby Jean, was just saying , I wonder how Connie is doing. We miss seeing all of y’all very much. Love you and your family. Last time we saw y’all was at Bobbye’s funeral May 2016.

  9. Christie C
    August 17, 2018 7:35 am

    I would like to express my deepest sympathy to family and friends. May all of your good memories be greater than your sadness during this difficult time. (Isaiah 25:8)

  10. Vickie Stuard White
    August 17, 2018 9:07 am

    Sending love & prayers to the family. I have fond memories of Mrs Fuqua from my days at Park Avenue Baptist Church. Such a sweet & kind soul. Heaven has truly gained another angel.

  11. F. F.
    August 28, 2018 1:45 pm

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. May the God of all comfort give you a measure of comfort through the many prayers in your behalf. (2Corinthians 1: 3, 4; Revelation 21: 3, 4)

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